Venezuela charges opposition leader, protests erupt

AFP via Yahoo! News 4/5/2014

Caracas (AFP) – Protests erupted in Caracas late Friday after Venezuela’s attorney general charged jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez with responsibility for anti-government demonstrations that have shaken the country since February.

Riot police fired tear gas at crowds of rock-throwing demonstrators in the Chacao neighborhood in what has become an […]

Rubio rips Cuba, Venezuela … and Tom Harkin

Ed Morrissey Hot Air 2/25/2014

…The U.S. Senator from Florida had listened patiently to Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa speak favorably about his recent trip to Cuba, all the while omitting any real references to the oppression of the totalitarian government there.

To Rubio, like many Cuban exiles and their descendants, it was too much […]

It’s Happening In Real Time. Pay Attention.

Is This Blog On? 2/18/2014

It’s time to pay attention, liberals, because the downfall is happening in real time. No need to crack a book to learn history’s lessons of the end run of socialism. Just turn your eyes to Venezuela.

Think of not being able to buy soap, rice or toilet paper or order […]

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies of cancer at 58; ‘Chavistas’ mourn dictator

Guy Taylor The Washington Times 3/5/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who led a socialist revolution in the heart of Latin America and garnered global notoriety for allying with Iran and railing angrily and often against the United States, died Tuesday after losing his battle against cancer. He was 58.

Supporters of Mr. Chavez accused his […]